* ISIS released propaganda video featuring leader for the first time since 2014
* Al-Baghdadi’s location has been narrowed down from 17 locations to just four
* Iraqi prime minister Adel Abdel Mahdi warned IS will try attempt further attacks
ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s location has been narrowed down to just four locations after the terrorist group released a propaganda video featuring him for the first time in five years.
Iraqi prime minister Adel Abdel Mahdi said the purported appearance by the jihadist group’s elusive supremo Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi showed him in what appeared to be a ‘very simple and isolated’ location.
Mahdi did not confirm which country al-Baghdadi was in, but Iraqi security adviser Hisham al-Hashemi said officials had narrowed his whereabouts from 17 to a possible four locations.
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